Weddings: How To Get The Decision TODAY, and Book Them – Fast-Action AUDIO PROGRAM

Weddings:  How To Get The Decision TODAY, and Book Them – Fast-Action AUDIO PROGRAM

Here, we are going to let you LISTEN IN on an audio program that is only available for our INNER-CIRCLE MEMBERS – but for a limited time, we will let you listen in here as well.   In this FAST-ACTION audio program, we go over EXACTLY how we get brides to make the decision to hire us as their photographer…

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The Number One Problem In Professional Photography Today & How To Solve It!

The number one problem in professional photography today is, without a doubt,  Photography Marketing – Overwhelming failure to have and use a PROVEN photography marketing system for bringing high quality clients into the business on a regular, auto-pilot basis. I know this, because I do so much personal, one-on-one Coaching & Consulting with pro-photographers all around the world. Because most photographers don’t…

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How You, A Professional Photographer, Can Stay Driven, Motivated And Positive In Today’s Challenging Times In The Photography Industry

How You, A Professional Photographer, Can Stay Driven, Motivated And Positive In Today’s Challenging Times In The Photography Industry

To quote Napoleon Hill "Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, the mind of man can achieve. The person determined to attain success starts were he stands, making the best of whatever tools he has and acquiring whatever else he needs along the way. Start from wherever you stand – today." That's great advice, and I'm an avid…

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11 Words That Can Transform Your Life, And Your Photography Career

11 Words That Can Transform Your Life, And Your Photography Career

Do you know what those 11 words are, and how they apply to your photo business? In case you don’t know them – those 11 words are: “Many people are attracted more to passion than to saving money.” (NOTE: You may disagree with this statement at the moment, but by the time you’re finished reading this, your opinion could very…

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A Major Key To Having The Photography Business Of Your Dreams

Building & maintaining the photography business of your dreams is a challenge – for sure.  Some days, things will be going very well.  Others, you’ll come up against challenges.   How will you deal with those days? One of my favorite sayings is this:  It’s not what happens to you that matters, it’s how you respond.”  I first heard this…

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Six Important Policies For Maximum Profits In Portrait Photography Today

Six Important Policies For Maximum Profits In Portrait Photography Today

Do Your Potential Clients Run Your Photo Business, Or Do YOU? One of the biggest problems today in professional photography is, quite simply, a lack of confidence which then leads to photographers allowing their clients to tell them how to operate their photography business, and they end up out of control, losing money, burning out and eventually quitting. The fact…

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Be Really Careful Who You ACCEPT As A Client…

Be Really Careful Who You ACCEPT As A Client…

One of the most difficult things for most photographers to realize is how important it is to carefully select which prospective clients you are willing to end up working with, and which ones you should not accept as clients. This was one of the BIGGEST discoveries of my photography career! The fact is that not everyone with a pulse is…

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What’s Going Into Your Mind, And Why It’s So Important To Your Photography Success!

What’s Going Into Your Mind, And Why It’s So Important To Your Photography Success!

One of my favorite sayings is “you are where you are because of what has gone into your mind. “. The late great Zig Ziglar said this many years ago and this fact has profoundly affected my life. I was just reading in my PTS time this morning one of my all-time favorite books “Napoleon Hill’s A Year Of Growing…

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How to build an extremely successful photography business on 40 hours a week or less.

How to build an extremely successful photography business on 40 hours a week or less.

I'm all about helping you make a great living, doing what you love to do, and still having the free time to spend with those you love and treasure the most. They've done extensive research, and they found that you cannot be creative a 100 hours a week. I don't care how much you love photography, you just can't be…

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The Importance Of Having A Separate “Creation Fee” For Your Portrait Photography Business

The Importance Of Having A Separate “Creation Fee” For Your Portrait Photography Business

I’ve received several questions recently about Creation Fees (the fee you charge for the CREATION of the images, and it does NOT go toward the finished photographs.  It is prepaid to reserve the session time with that client.)  There are a lot of opinions out there about this, and a lot of confusion among photographers. So let’s tackle that question…

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Passion and Discipline For FUN & Photography Business Success!

Passion and Discipline For FUN & Photography Business Success!

I am passionate about my family, and fun….  and, yes, my business. For fun, I LOVE flying remote control airplanes and helicopters.  I love the science of flight, and the discipline that it takes to fly. Years ago I got my pilots license,  just for fun, and to prove to myself that I had the discipline to accomplish it.  The…

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Photography Marketing VIDEO Post: “How To Get Great TESTIMONIALS For Your Photography Business”

Photography Marketing VIDEO Post:   “How To Get Great TESTIMONIALS For Your Photography Business”

Photography business owners are constantly asking us how to get great testimonials to use in their photography marketing.    Here, Todd reveals the 3 different ways we get testimonials – very easy to do.   This short 6-minute video will walk you through how to easily do it yourself with the very next client you photograph.   Please feel free to leave any…

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Warm-fuzzy, not cold-prickly clients for professional photographers

Warm-fuzzy, not cold-prickly clients for professional photographers

Fred (my dog) and I have a lot in common.  We both prefer to be around warm-fuzzies, not cold-pricklies.   And YOU should as well, at least when it comes to your photography business…. Case in point: I observed Fred over the last month, when driving a detour twice a week.  We drove past a children’s daycare center with a…

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Asked To Do A Webinar For Another Photographer – We Said YES!

Recently,  we were asked by fellow photographer and educator Nigel Merrick to do a webinar that he could include on his blog and share with some of his subscribers.   He wanted to interview us about our secrets and tips to being truly successful in photography right now. Nigel has given us a link to pass on to you, if…

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Photographer Charles Lewis’ Observations About Business and Life

Photographer Charles Lewis’ Observations About Business and Life

According to many members of my Inner Circle (Charles Lewis Inner Circle), lots of what I teach is immediately transferable to LIFE, in general.  The system of building a successful business is pretty much the same as building a successful life. As a human being, I have spent many years observing life and businesses.  So, as a human being, I,…

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Live chat with members a great success!

Live chat with members a great success!

Todd Lewis here, and I’m taking over my father’s blog for this post. Today I engaged in a four hour online chat with our Inner Circle members, and the response was wonderful. We have the best members in the world. Photographers all over the country, and all over the world, coming together to make this industry the best it can…

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How To Have Substantial Photography Sales Almost Every Time!

You and I didn't go into the photography business JUST for the money. Of course not. But you DO deserve to earn a GREAT living with your images!

You and I didn’t go into the photography business JUST for the money. Of course not. But you DO deserve to earn a GREAT living with your images!

Photography marketing is not easy. It takes a lot of work to get a good, qualified person to contact you about the possibility of having you create some photography for her.

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Using Stories To Help Sell Photography – PHOTO VIDEO BLOG

A key to your photography marketing is your ability to tell stories.    In this short video, we reveal secrets about stories in marketing photography, as well as a motivational technique that will have you feeling like you’re getting more done than ever before.   HINT: It involves following in the footsteps of famous people!

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Photography Marketing Blog – VIDEO – “Create Photographic Offers That Bring In Clients!”

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In photography business today, it’s the person who is best at marketing photography who will bring in clients, and make great profits.   A big part of this process is creating great and compelling photo-marketing offers that get the attention of people in your community, and make them pick up the phone or hop on their email to contact you.   In…

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Marketing photography blog – VIDEO – “Get Photography Clients With Something Already Used”

If your photography business isn’t doing as well as you’d like it to do, check out this video to see if you’re doing this! Here, we will not only give you a great motivational tip for getting things done in your photo business, but we’ll also reveal a great marketing photography tip that will get people interested in you as…

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